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One entry found for nimbus.
Main Entry: nim·bus
Pronunciation: primarystressnim-bschwas
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural nim·bi /-secondarystressbimacr, -secondarystressbemacron /; or nim·bus·es
1 : a shining cloud about a god or goddess when on earth
2 : an indication (as a circle) of radiant light about the head of a drawn or sculptured god or saint
3 : a rain cloud
[nimbus illustration]

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